Jesse Notkong made cotton candy at Baranof playground during a rainy July 3rd afternoon. Food and game booths were set up for Sitka’s Independence Day celebration. For more information about the 4th of July celebration visit the Sitka Chamber of Commerce website or click here for a full schedule of events.
Candy and balloons, rain or shine
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling, among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest! Downloadable audio. more